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WHO says omicron Covid variant has spread to 38 countries

STR | NurPhoto | Getty Images The World Health Organization on Friday said the Covid omicron variant has been detected in 38 countries, up from 23 two days ago, with early data suggesting the...

WHO says omicron has been found in 23 countries across the world

Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 23 countries across the world have reported cases of the highly mutated omicron Covid-19 variant.  “At least 23 countries from...

Climate change and geopolitical instability: 11 high-risk countries

Residents use a boat to move in a flooded neighbourhood in Kareli Gaus Nagar area of Allahabad on August 12, 2021 following heavy monsoon rainfalls that caused the overflowing of the Ganges and Yamuna...

UK suspends flights to six African countries as new Covid variant raises alarms

Britain’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid speaks during a press conference at Downing Street on October 20, 2021 in London, England. Toby Melville | WPA Pool | Getty Images News The United Kingdom is temporarily...

As the US races to vaccinate kids against COVID-19, some countries hold back

The U.S. is at the forefront of the race to vaccinate young children. Many governments elsewhere are treading more cautiously. In Mexico, the president says he won’t be held hostage by vaccine makers and...

India allows quarantine-free travel for tourists from 99 countries

File photo of Indira Gandhi International Airport, one of the busiest in the world, in New Delhi, India, on November 2, 2016. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images After shutting its borders to...

Countries strike climate deal at UN summit to limit heating

COP26 President Alok Sharma (L) MP and Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change speak at the start of the stock taking Plenary on day thirteen of the...